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Franz Werner von Tamm

 Painting - Still Life Of Flowers In An Urn With A Putto On A Stone Ledge by Franz Werner von Tamm

Still Life Of Flowers In An Urn With A Putto On A Stone Ledge

Flowers, Fruit, and Poultry

Flowers, Fruit, and Poultry (detail)

Still-Life of Fruit

Two Doves

Franz Werner von Tamm (1658–1724) was a German Baroque painter who travelled to and worked in Italy.


Von Tamm was born in Hamburg. According to Houbraken, who called him Joano Vernero Tam in a poem about the members of the Bentvueghels, he joined the Bent with the name "Dapper" and was a good flower painter.[1]

His nickname was "Dapper" or "Aprêt". He was influenced by David de Coninck and became the teacher of Pietro Navarra.[2] He was in Rome in the years 1685-1695 and is known for still lifes of flowers and hunting pieces.[2] In 1702 he was in Passau and then he moved to Vienna.[2]

He was trained in the studio of Carlo Maratta in Rome.[3] He was invited to Vienna to be a court painter, and remained there until his death.


(Dutch) Franz Werner von Tamm Biography in De groote schouburgh der Nederlantsche konstschilders en schilderessen (1718) by Arnold Houbraken, courtesy of the Digital library for Dutch literature
Franz Werner von Tamm at the Netherlands Institute for Art History (Dutch)

    Rosini, Giovanni (1847). Storia della Pittura Italiana esposta coi Monumenti, (Época Quarta: Dal Carraci al' Appiani); Volume VII. Presso Niccolò Capurro, Pisa; Original from Oxford University digitized Jan 4, 2007. p. 81.

    Franz Werner von Tamm on Artnet

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